Black and Huber clinch WTA Championships doubles title

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MADRID, Nov 11 (Reuters) Cara Black and Liezel Huber won their ninth doubles title of the year when they beat Katarina Srebotnik and Ai Sugiyama 5-7 6-3 1-0 (10-8) in the final of the WTA Championships today.

The pair, whose titles this year also include the Australian Open and Wimbledon, fought back from a set down to level the match in the second and edged the deciding match tie-break to clinch victory.

It was the first time that Black, who hails from Zimbabwe, has won the event after finishing as runner-up five times in the last six years.

The pair finish the season as the joint-top ranked players in the world.

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